34 medals at the Surrey Championships!

16 May 2022

Croydon Harriers brought home 34 medals at the Surrey Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Kingston, including fourteen golds.

Lia Bonsu would steal the show in her specialist sprint hurdles event, setting a new championship best of 11.26secs in the 70m discipline to take victory. She would add a second gold in the under 17 women’s triple jump.

A further seven gold medals would come on the field, including three in the high jump thanks to Alex Giles (Under 13 boys, 1.35m), Klaysen Kafuti (Under 17 men, 1.88m) and Jack Ennis (Men, 1.96m). Paul Ogun won his sixth County title in the men’s long jump with a leap of 7.29m and Reuben Vaughan won his fifth Surrey gold in the men’s discus.

In the under 20 women’s throws, Cerys Aboagye won the shot putt (11.49m) and Christiana Kamdom Kemegne (40.69m) matched that feat in the hammer. 

Croydon’s dominance in the young athletes sprints events continued with five golds. Three came in the 200m thanks to Saray-Destiny Crosdale (Under 13 girls), Gracelyn Ella Kendeck (Under 15 girls) and Tochi Davids (Under 17 women), while Ethan Mauge (Under 17 men) and Shivelle Marshall (Under 13 girls) won their 100m age group events. 

Silver medals

Pat Lucas – Men’s 800m

Tyvon Innis – Under 20 men’s 100m

Farrell Fabusiwa – Under 15 boy’s 100m & 200m

Racheal Largie-Poleon – Under 20 women’s 200m

Gabriella Tcheukam – Under 15 girl’s shot putt

Gabby Reid – Under 13 girls 70m hurdles

Klaysen Kafuti – Under 20 men’s 400m

Phoebe Broadhead – Under 20 women’s hammer

Casielle Murray – Under 13 girl’s 200m

Bronze medals
Kyle Andrews – Men’s long jump

Kyra Sethna-McIntosh – Under 20 women’s 400m & 800m

Ursula Moore – Under 17 women’s javelin

Inessa-Renee Atta-Fynn – Under 17 women’s 100m

Gabriella Tcheukam – Under 15 girl’s 200m

Casielle Murray – Under 13 girl’s 70m hurdles & 100m

Henry Thomas – Under 17 men’s 100m

Atarah Kenton – Under 15 girl’s 100m

In the Night of the 10,000m’s at Highgate, Dom Nolan finished 8th in his Heat in 29 minutes 29.60 seconds, while James Hancock was 13th in the British Milers Club 5000m B race in 14:42.59. 

At the Sutton 10K, 11 Croydon Harriers took part, with Phil Symonds and Laura Marshall finishing 10th and 17th in the men’s and women’s categories. 

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